Stand up. Stand out.
The last year has been tough for a lot of us.
Too many of us are questioning our role in our union chapter.
I’ve heard from so many of you that are disappointed, frustrated, or disgusted by the way faculty, professionals, and contingents have been treated.
The time has come for us to stand up, united, to stand out and to speak up and speak out for our contractual rights.
The time has come to ensure that all of our colleagues are treated with dignity and respect.
Our chapter represents nearly 500 professionals, academics, and contingents. Our voice is important, but it has been fragmented and suppressed. It’s time to use our voice. It’s time to speak up and speak out.
As your chapter president, I pledge to strive to meet the following in a transparent, inclusive, and participatory manner:
diversity & Inclusion
Recent efforts to form an LGBTQ+ chapter committee were suppressed. To stand united, we must welcome everyone in our chapter to participate and advocate for our collective contractual rights.
No one can do it alone. Together, as an energized and activated group of faculty, professionals, and contingents, we can use our collective voice and influence as a force for positive change.
We are part of one of the largest labor organizations in the country. It’s time to start using the resources that are available to us to ensure that none of our chapter members are intimidated, sidelined, or maligned.
equity & Fairness
Transparency is a key facet of fair leadership. We have the right and responsibility to govern our chapter, and to work with Faculty Senate, University Faculty Senate, and other key institutions to ensure that our chapter members are being treated fairly, with dignity and respect.
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